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ICON Clinical Research Flow Cytometry Lab Supervisor in Lenexa, Kansas

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients' lives.Our 'Own It' culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.That's our vision. We're driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.If you're as driven as we are, join us. You'll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you'll be helping shape an industry.The role:Part of the operational team within the bioanalytical or clinical laboratory. Ensures the appropriate development, validation and use of analytical methods. Must have the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and oversee multiple projects. This role is part of a team responsible for quality control of laboratory processes and reporting of data. Daily tasks may involve the following: scheduling Level 1 and 2 Lab Analysts for assays, ordering and checking in materials for studies, reviewing data for transmittal to clients, solving problems that arise in the analysis process, and acting as direct supervisor for Level 1 and 2 Lab Analysts.


  • Interpreting and data processing/reporting results and approve or reject sample analysis

  • Identifying deviations and directing investigation

  • Performs data review for quality control

  • Has a thorough understanding and complies with GxP and other appropriate regulations

  • Identifies and reports irregularities identified with any aspects of work

  • Economically utilizes, tracks, and orders materials in operation of daily tasks

  • Ensures on-time task completion to support the overall goal of on-time study completion

  • Assists in the organization and housekeeping of the laboratory studies

  • In study planning and lab scheduling of flow cytometry team (daily basis)Understands the scientific principles behind analysis methods utilized

  • Takes initiative in process development and writes SOP's and work instructionsSolving problems in the analysis process

  • Keeps current and seeks to grow knowledge in analysis field through scientific journals, training, on-line study, etc.

  • Guidance and coordination of validation, method development and analysis of projects

  • Trains/Mentors Level 1 and 2 Lab Analyst

  • Responsible for overall preparation of projects (materials and documentation)

  • Lead of data review investigation

  • Reviewing study documents (i.e. study plans and reports)

  • Works as part of management team to introduce and create improvements of current operational lab systems/processes to increase efficiency

  • Responsible for final approval of data, and assists the PM with transmitting data to clients according to client contracts and documentation

  • Functional manager duties for multiple direct reports

  • Has oversight of purchase order process for multiple projects, including estimating supply needs, and creating orders.

  • Uses the learning management system to assign project-specific training to team members and tracks training compliance.

  • Communicates with project manager about all aspects of the project

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Bachelors degree in a scientific field with 3-5 years of laboratory experience.

  • Experience looking at Flow Cytometry data is highly preferred.

  • Experience with GLP or other quality systems.

  • Excellent written communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and exhibit appropriate time management skills.

Benefits of Working in ICON:Our success depends on the quality of our people. That's why we've made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals - both ours and yours.We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans - and related benefits such as life assurance - so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you'll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.